Webcast Alert: HCA announces HCA 1Q 2008 Earnings Report

NASHVILLE, Tenn., April 29, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- HCA announces the following Webcast:

If you are unable to participate during the live webcast, the call will be archived on the Web site www.hcahealthcare.com.

HCA owns and operates approximately 169 hospitals and approximately 108 freestanding surgery centers in 21 states, England and Switzerland, at December 31, 2007. We are dedicated to providing healthcare services that meet each community's local healthcare needs. We seek to integrate various services to deliver patient care with maximum quality and efficiency. Our approach includes focusing on quality; streamlining operations; sharing technology, equipment and personnel where appropriate; and using economies of scale when contracting for medical supplies and administrative services.

SOURCE HCA Healthcare